Archive for January, 2014

Easily Amused

Easily Amused

Posted on 24. Jan, 2014 by Hashem Anabtawi.

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The unusual concepts behind this generation’s TV shows attract more viewers

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Loosen Up a Little

Loosen Up a Little

Posted on 24. Jan, 2014 by Hashem Anabtawi.

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Teacher leniancy on homework and school assignments would go a long way to relieve student stress

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Beating the Standardized Stress

Beating the Standardized Stress

Posted on 24. Jan, 2014 by Hashem Anabtawi.

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Students and teachers give tips for successful scores on the ACT and SAT

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Academic Ailments

Academic Ailments

Posted on 24. Jan, 2014 by Anna-Maria Thalassinos.

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School stress from heavy workload brings health concerns to students
By Maria Grund ‘14 and Anna-Maria Thalassinos ‘14

Senior Sabrina Davis arrives at school around 7:45 a.m. every day. Before the first bell rings, Davis reviews notes for a test in one of her many higher level courses. She then attends her three morning IB classes, studies [...]

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New Year, New You?

New Year, New You?

Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by Sarah Shroyer.

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A simple tip can help you stay dedicated to your New Year’s Resolutions

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Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by Miriam Alghothani.

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The Lost Boys of Sudan work with students to give back to their homeland
By Miriam Alghothani ‘15
As helicopter gunfire and invading soldiers tore his village apart, six-year-old Bol Aweng, along with nearly 36,000 other boys, struggled to find shelter. Between the ages of six and 14, the escaping boys met in the desert to find [...]

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Running on Empty

Running on Empty

Posted on 16. Jan, 2014 by Melanie Terez.

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Sleep is not often at the top of our priorities, but perhaps it should be
By Melanie Terez, ’14
It is a Wednesday morning. You arrive to school late as a result of staying up studying last night for today’s big test, and when it comes time to take it, your head feels foggy. As you work [...]

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Posted on 16. Jan, 2014 by Grace Moody.

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Dear readers,
2013, like every other year, brought tragedies, victories, progressions and tears. Just some of the news-worthy stories that have filled the American media in 2013 include the Boston Marathon bombing, the government shutdown and the legalization of gay marriage for some states. While each of these stories brought mixed emotions among the American [...]

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Selfie Savvy

Selfie Savvy

Posted on 16. Jan, 2014 by Kimmy Sullivan.

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Snapchat “ettiquete”— all you need to know to save yourself from Snapchat blunders

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A Future With A Purpose

A Future With A Purpose

Posted on 16. Jan, 2014 by Jane Eskildsen.

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Young students prepare for future through the ROTC

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No Fan of Fangirls

No Fan of Fangirls

Posted on 16. Jan, 2014 by Kelly Chian.

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Oxford Dictionary defines a fangirl as “an obsessive female fan (usually of movies, comic books, or science fiction).” These fans spend hours watching and listening to shows, songs, books and everything related. More extreme than normal fans, fangirls have nearly an unconditional love for their topic of choice.

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Big Service, Big Difference

Big Service, Big Difference

Posted on 16. Jan, 2014 by Grace Moody.

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Sophomore English classes organize book drive for islands in the Bahamas
by Grace Moody, ‘14

On Jan. 1, 2003, two divers celebrated the new year by exploring a blue hole, a deep, vertical cave in the ocean off the coast of the Bahamas. What began as an enjoyable dive for two friends ended in a tragedy. Jenny [...]

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Rising To New Heights

Rising To New Heights

Posted on 16. Jan, 2014 by Hannah Benson.

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Cast of 2014 musical In The Heights is optimistic despite external pressures

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